The only existing footage of the last Tasmanian Tiger filmed in 1933

The last Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine died on September 7, 1936. It died as the result of neglect after it was exposed to a rare occurrence of extreme weather in Tasmania — extreme heat during the day and freezing temperatures...

 

9 Earliest Films Ever Made

How the movie industry became the giant that it is today is all thanks to the amazing people (back in the 1880s) who experimented with photos, stitching them together to produce the illusion of a motion picture. Whether you’re...

 

What Makes This Rare 16th Century Book So Special Is Something Everyone Should See

This 16th century book is more than meets the eye. Housed at the National Library of Sweden, this small old book is a marvelous example of sixfold dos-à-dos binding, in which six books are conjoined into a single publication,...

 

Oddly Beautiful X-Rays Of Corseted Women In 1908

Ahh, the things we do for beauty, the things we wear for fashion. But it’s not just today that people are willing to bear the extra pain to be fashionable and trendy and beautiful. In 1908, Doctor O’Followell’s...

 

21 Famous Bands At The Beginning Of Their Careers

All music superstars started just like any regular people, and climbed their way to the top. Take a look at these famous bands and musicians at the beginning of their careers. AC/DC in 1978. AC/DC is an Australian rock band,...

 

Father stares at severed hand and foot of his 5-year-old daughter, punishment for failing the daily rubber quota, Congo, 1904

A Congolese man stares at the severed hand and foot of his five-year-old daughter as punishment for failing to make the daily rubber quota, in Belgian Congo, 1904. This photo was taken by Alice Seeley Harris. The man was...

 
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